Software Engineer

Requisition ID: 40074

All Locations: Denver, CO (Colorado)

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation. A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning clandestine to commercial, you'll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration - to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves. When you join our team, you'll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators. Are you ready to launch your career?

Responsibilities

The Software Engineering candidate will support the GPS/OCX Systems Engineering Integration and Test department providing software engineering expertise, technical evaluations, and assess deliverables to ensure program requirements are met and satisfy Mission Assurance criteria. The candidate will work with the AF customer, contractor, Aerospace ETG, government, SE&I, and other FFRDCs. The selected candidate will demonstrate inter-organizational and inter-personal relationship skills. They will also have experience working both independently and as part of a team.

This position can be filled as a Level 2: Software Engineer or as a Level 3: Sr. Software Engineer.

Key Functions

  • Provide broad software engineering support, technical assessments and recommendations in GPS ground control software integration and deployment of the OCX ground control segment including: software and systems engineering, software development, interfaces, and release/configuration management
  • Provide software engineering expertise to assess program requirements development, requirements verification & validation, support technical interchange meetings
  • Provide technical assessments of software deployments
  • Support architecture and design, modeling and simulation, RMA analysis and HSI integration
  • Support software engineering and integration risk mitigation evaluations using industry best practices, methods and tools
  • Evaluate contractor software designs to ensure functional and performance requirements are testable, FOSS and COTS integration, and obsolescence mitigation
  • Evaluate software and platform test automation strategies of common infrastructure, services, and virtual environments


Qualifications

Required Qualifications Level 2: Software Engineer
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software or Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering or other Engineering / analytical discipline from a recognized institution
  • 8 years of related engineering or scientific experience that includes space-related ground and/or flight systems
  • Experience with one or more of the following: Agile development methods and metrics, DevOps, FOSS/COTS integration, cloud computing and/or Amazon Web Services for large software systems
  • Experience with software engineering process, requirements development, interface management, test, program performance metrics
  • Experience developing technical reports and delivering technical briefings
  • Active Secret clearance or ability to obtain is required
  • Ability to travel up to 25% as necessary


Required Qualifications Level 3: Software Engineer
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software or Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering or other Engineering / analytical discipline from a recognized institution
  • 12 years of related software engineering/scientific experience that includes space-related ground and/or flight systems
  • Experience with one or more of the following: Agile development methods and metrics, DevOps, FOSS/COTS integration, cloud computing and/or Amazon Web Services for large software systems
  • Experience with software engineering process, requirements development, interface management, test and verification, program performance metrics
  • Experience developing technical reports and delivering technical briefings
  • Project and team leadership experience
  • Active Secret clearance or ability to obtain is required
  • Ability to travel up to 25% as necessary


Preferred Qualifications
  • Familiarity with SMC and DoD programs and experience working with FFRDC/Government and Ops user community
  • Working knowledge of satellite Ground Control Systems and satellite control segment operations
  • Experience with Ground control software Integration/Test and verification
  • Advanced technical degree


Additional Requisition Details

System Job Title : PROJ ENGINEER

Clearance Requirement: Secret

Access: None

Polygraph: None

Relocation Available: Yes

Employment Type: Regular

Work Schedule: Full Time

Company Statement

The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office, and support all national security space programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to provide critical solutions to technologically complex systems in such areas as communications, shipping, law enforcement, and cyber, among others.

From our inception, our highly skilled technical staff has focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our greatest asset is the technical expertise of our people. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world.

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.

You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement , as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement .

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